Google Classroom – Online safety resources

Simon Aston (Northampton’s Online Safety and Well-Being Officer) has placed a number of online safety and wellbeing resources on Google classroom.  The resources are aimed at parents, professionals and schools. Simon has done 3 videos to go with the resources. In order to access the resources, you can download the Google classroom app or access them […]

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PCSO’s visit in year 5 and 6

As part of our wider curriculum, last Monday, Leo (our local PCSO) came in to speak with year 5 and 6 all about their rights and responsibilities; especially as some of them prepare for secondary school. She was in for most of the afternoon and covered things such as: bullying, cyberbullying, name calling, responsibilities (particularly […]

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Colour Run 2020 for the NSPCC

Last week, all classes took part in Isham’s first colour run in order to raise money for the NSPCC. The children dressed up in the brightest coloured clothing they could find and complete as many laps as they could within 30 minutes. Reception led the way fantastically and completed more laps than some of the […]

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Year 5 Maths Day

Just before our trip to the Space Centre, year 5, along with the other schools in our academy, went to the Frontier Centre in Irthlingborough for a fantastic day of maths – don’t worry, there was not a pencil and paper in sight! The children watched a brilliant murderous maths show by the famous author […]

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To infinity and beyond!

Just before half term, year 5 and 6 ventured to the National Space Centre in Leicester. We had a fantastic day looking at the great exhibitions. We were even able to present our own weather forecast! The children also became astronomers for the day as we visited the planetarium where we were able to see […]

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Fortnite Chapter 2

Fortnite-Chapter-2 is the new guide that highlights the main features of the game and it provides useful tips for parents and carers – it is a must read! Fortnite is enjoyed by millions of children and young people all over the world but is the impact it is having on our young people getting stronger and stronger? Should parents […]

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Do video games cause violent behaviour? Have you forgotten about NetAware?

Since video games have begun, there have been questions asked about their potential link to violent or disruptive behaviour in people, and in particular, young people. Violent content and graphics seemingly get more and more common as technology progresses. The guide above has been created by gaming expert Mark Foster, which explores the relationship between video […]

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